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Jafaican

Jafaican  n.— «Words like “yoot,” “nuff” and “nang”—meaning child, very and good, respectively—are forming the new accepted slang in London’s inner boroughs, where the city’s cockney phrases are being...

Tikkiny

Tikkiny  n.— «Words like “yoot,” “nuff” and “nang”—meaning child, very and good, respectively—are forming the new accepted slang in London’s inner boroughs, where the city’s cockney phrases are being...

counter-recruiter

counter-recruiter n. a person who, as a practice of belief or profession, tries to counteract enlistment efforts of the military. Editorial Note: This term has been nominated in the American Dialect Society‘s 16th annual Words of the Year vote. The...

muffin top

muffin top n. rolls of flesh bulging over a waistband. Editorial Note: This term was nominated as one of the words of the year, voted on by the American Dialect Society January 6, 2006. It did not win. This term may have first been popularized by...

kiteski

kiteski  n.— «Italian is becoming a language ever more suspended between exasperated modernisation (“kiteski,” sport consisting of being pulled along in skis by a kite, from 2003).» —“Englishisms And Dialect In New...

bang bang

bang bang  n.— «Yu has been working as a porter, called “Bang Bang” in the local dialect, for over a decade in the mountain city of Chongqing. “Bang Bang,” a somewhat discriminatory term, actually refers to the pole...